Thursday, September 23, 2010

Your opinion on our cover?

Hey, we are working on the cover for our children's book and seeking input on covers. Here are three options we have right now. It's probable we'll use a mix of suggestions so please help us out by commenting. The fourth one here is an amalgamation of suggestions so far (some of you had already commented before I posted it)

Today's stop on the Kindle Giveaway Blog Tour is at Bad A** Bookie

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24 comments:

Neal Hock said...

I vote for cover "C." The pink-purple border on the other two is a bit overwhelming, in my humble opinion. Maybe if it was a bit smaller.

-Neal

Jeff said...

I concur with Neal. It is a brighter, more fun- looking cover. The monster looks very appealing, too. Lee Davis has a wierd monster-sense, dude!

Jeff said...

I just realized that I really like the lettering on the first two, what would it look like with the same lettering on cover C?

Danny said...

I love the font in A and B, but it's kinda hard to read because of the colors. If you could choose a different color scheme for A or B I would definitely prefer those.

My best choice would be then to use the font from A and B in idea C...

Is this any helpful!? lol sorry! :))

But they are really cute anyway!!

Jessica said...

I like cover C the best as well. The border and text in A and B make it hard to read.

Gwynhwyfar said...

I like the font color and the cover without the border from C but prefer the font and the positioning used in A and B. Go with a combo! :)

Daniel Pyle said...

I agree: I like the borderless image the best and the font from A and B (although maybe recolorized just a little to make it more legible).

lorraine_lanning said...

I have to agree with the combo C with the font from A and B

Rabid Fox said...

I vote "C" as well. The other two covers seem a bit crowded/busy. The white font and lack of colored border on the third cover seem to appeal to my eyes, though I can't speak about what a kid will prefer.

Zita said...

"C" for me as well. It's the cleanest and easiest to read.

author Scott Nicholson said...

People liked the creative lettering but with a legible font so we're leaning toward the composite full-bleed with the white lettering and bold shadowing. Thanks! Still open to suggestions, as we have a series of these and want them all to match.

Scott

Ashley @ Book Labyrinth said...

I like the amalgamation one the best! I was going to vote for option C, but that version with the "fun" lettering is quite cool.

stacythemagnificentmommy said...

full bleed for sure! i think 4 looks great.

author Christa Polkinhorn said...

I like no. 4 (the amalgamation) the best. The text is clear and the font is more fun than in the other and goes with the picture.
Christa

Zita said...

I'm really liking option 4 with the funky font, but it's still easy to read. Well done!

Vicki said...

Love #4 (the amalgamation). I'd buy the book on the cover alone.

Coscom Entertainment: Publisher of Monster and Superhero Fiction said...

Cover A, but with the creator names in white. I like the purple/magenta border, but it seems too wide on the sides. Can you make it narrower like the top and bottom?

Neal Hock said...

Yeah, now I really like choice 4. Think you nailed it with the fun font.

-Neal

Jeff said...

Number 4 or D is much better!

Jeff said...

By the way, it is 10:03 on the 24th!? What is with this post marking?

Jeff said...

Well, that is closer than the first one! Sorry I'm wasting your space>

author Scott Nicholson said...

Yep, we went with the last one, thanks everyone, hopefully it will be out in time for Halloween!

Scott

Jeff said...

How did this turn out?

Jeff said...

Sorry, I missed your post from the 24th. OOPS!